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Re: definition please/kitsch

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paulette jones (babyface)
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 20:53:28 -0500


>San D Said:

Ok gang, here's my question on the "kitch" definition(s):
>
>Where does Folk Art and Naive Art fit into this discussion? After all
>the first velvet Elvis probably fit into the Folk Art category.
>
>San D

PJ asks:

My Webster's dictionary uses words like simple and childlike in defining
niave. So...what about child's art (art educators and parents alike)
oooohhhhhhhhhhaaahhhhhhhhhh

P.S. I'm feeling spunky tonight so how's this...Kitch = Kitsch

SMELLING can be important. Maybe not necessarily in this case though.

I feel I'm lucky I'm not within throwing distance after this message.
Maybe I need sleep.